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Rancho Los Alamitos

6400 E Bixby Hill Rd, Long Beach, CA 90815-4706
+1 562-431-3541
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1930s Ranch Life in Long Beach, CA

Step back in time to the wonders of living on a beautiful hilltop in Long Beach before WWII -- to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Connie Z
Fabulous Visit

Rancho Los Alamitos is an incredible, serene gem, right in the middle of a busy city. The grounds... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Zinnea
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Historic site was part of a massive Spanish land grant in 1784 and today serves as a living history museum comprised of six agricultural buildings, working blacksmith shop, magnificent gardens and a rambling adobe ranch built in 1800.
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6400 E Bixby Hill Rd, Long Beach, CA 90815-4706
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Step back in time to the wonders of living on a beautiful hilltop in Long Beach before WWII -- to the Fred and Florence Bixby's charming homestead known to neighbors as Bixby Ranch. You will enjoy seeing the massive barns, expansive and inspiring gardens and...More

Thank Connie Z
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Rancho Los Alamitos is an incredible, serene gem, right in the middle of a busy city. The grounds are spectacular. The history is so interesting. The plants, trees, rocks, everything, is beautiful. There is something for everyone. Kids will love the animals. The gift store...More

Thank Zinnea
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is free and a beautiful place! Take the tour it is very informative! This is one of the first estates in what is now known as california! The history, the house, the gardens, the horses, this is a fun place to visit!

Thank Tricia T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rancho Los Alamitos is tucked away in a beautiful gated community but well worth the trip. The experience is free but I highly recommend leaving a donation. They do a great job with keep the grounds beautiful and well maintained. It was a very interesting...More

Thank Angela M
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

The staff were so gracious and friendly and took time with my questions. Especially nice was a personal garden tour.

Thank jackii49
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Reviewed 11 November 2017

Even if you aren't a history buff, you'll enjoy an afternoon exploring this beautifully landscaped, and historically accurate site. Of particular interest is the Rancho's Christmas event with decorations and characters in costumes of the time - telling about events of the time - and...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Always interested in California history. Take the tour. It is inside a gated community. Free entrance and tour.

Thank Starviagera
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

What a peaceful, hidden gem situated in the middle of a private neighborhood. Don't let the guard at the bottom of the hill deter you. They are welcoming as is Rancho Los Alamitos. They have wonderful events too for all ages. Beautiful historic gardens, animals,...More

3  Thank wayfarer2
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

Tucked away in a gated community, Ranch Los Alamitas is a wonderful glimpse into the very early history of settlement in vast California and how the people who lived there made the land more beautiful, took care of the people who worked there and left...More

2  Thank Bumblecreek2
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Reviewed 21 December 2016

They do a great job on Holiday events. We were there for the Holiday Hodown 2016 (and 2015). Lots of people and a lot of activities for the kids. Definitely worth the time.

Thank res02krs
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